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Alaska to Nunavut : the great rivers

Author: Neil Hartling; Terry Parker
Publisher: Toronto : Key Porter Books, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A spectacular life list of Northern rivers. Alaska to Nunavut showcases magnificent northern rivers and introduces readers to the unique beauty and highlights of each river -- its landscape, flora and fauna. The book's theme revolves around more than 80 stunning color photographs that reveal the rivers as treasure troves of ecological beauty and opportunities for adventure. The book features attractive maps,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Hartling; Terry Parker
ISBN: 1552635155 9781552635155
OCLC Number: 52070785
Description: 152 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 21 x 26 cm
Contents: Introduction: Headwaters --
South Nahanni River --
Alsek River --
Tatshenshini River --
Firth River --
Snake River --
Wind River --
Stikine River --
Burnside River --
Coppermine River --
Horton River --
Glossary of northern terms --
Conclusion: Confluence --
Acknowledgments --
References and suggested reading.
Responsibility: Neil Hartling with photographs by Terry Parker.
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A spectacular life list of Northern rivers. Alaska to Nunavut showcases magnificent northern rivers and introduces readers to the unique beauty and highlights of each river -- its landscape, flora and fauna. The book's theme revolves around more than 80 stunning color photographs that reveal the rivers as treasure troves of ecological beauty and opportunities for adventure. The book features attractive maps, insights into the unique attributes, history, ecology, and First Nations culture of the regions. Chapters include: - South Nahanni, River of Gold - Alsek River, World's Largest Bio Preserve - Tatshenshini, Ice Age River - Firth River, Marvel of Diversity - Snake River, An Arctic Mountain River - Wind River, Revels of the Klondike Goldrush - Stikine River, Spatsizi Plateau Wilderness Park to the Alaska's Inside Passage - Burnside River, Arctic Wonderland - Coppermine River, Sandstone Rapids (Bloody Fall) - Horton River, the Smoking Hills These rivers are a string of jewels across the top of the continent. They are a definitive life list of destinations for eco-travelers and armchair adventurers alike.

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